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from Madrid to Amsterdam

You can get from Madrid to Amsterdam by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Madrid to Amsterdam on Nov 29 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:00PMMadrid Barajas Airport2h40 05:40PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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$1721One-way
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03:00PMMadrid Barajas Airport2h40 05:40PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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$1721One-way
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08:45AMMadrid Barajas Airport2h45 11:30AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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07:05AMMadrid Barajas Airport2h40 09:45AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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$2241One-way
07:50PMMadrid Barajas Airport2h35 10:25PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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$2651One-way

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$169Vueling
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$103Flixbus
$178Iberia
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$115Flixbus
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$253White Airways
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$91Flixbus
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$113Air Europa
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$55Iberia
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Dec 8
$79Flixbus
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Dec 9
$73Flixbus
$48Iberia
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Dec 10
$67Flixbus
$48Iberia
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Dec 11
$131Flixbus
$60Air Europa
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Dec 12
$73Flixbus
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Dec 13
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$44Iberia
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$44Iberia
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Dec 15
$76Flixbus
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$94Flixbus
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$106Flixbus
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$94Flixbus
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Travel Information between Madrid and Amsterdam

distanceDistance918 miles (1481 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$97 - $133
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $97 (€80) • 26 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $133 (€110) • 2 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTAP Portugal or Flixbus

Take a flight or bus to travel 918 miles (1481 km) from Madrid to Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $97 (€80). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are TAP Portugal or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Madrid to Amsterdam.

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How to Travel from Madrid to Amsterdam

The journey from Madrid to Amsterdam is popular with travelers for both business and leisure. Buses and flights travel regularly from Madrid to Amsterdam every day of the week. Key departure points in Madrid include the Madrid Barajas airport, and the Estacion Sur De Autobuses bus station.

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Madrid to Amsterdam Travel Comparison

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Travel Time

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buses

€142

26:15 h

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flight

€145

2:30 h

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What is the best way to travel from Madrid to Amsterdam?

Cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Amsterdam


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Amsterdam. Buses traveling from Madrid to Amsterdam depart from Madrid's Avenida de América or Estación Sur bus stations. The bus trip lasts at least 26 hours and 15 minutes, and requires a change in Paris. At least two buses travel from Madrid to Amsterdam everyday, typically departing in the afteroon around 4 pm and 7 pm. This bus route is operated by Eurolines.


Fastest way to travel from Madrid to Amsterdam


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Flying is the fastest way to travel from Madrid to Amsterdam. Flights depart from either Madrid's Barajas airport and arrive at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport. Direct flights only last 2 hours and 30 minutes while some airlines offer cheap flights with a layoff. Airlines that travel from Madrid to Amsterdam include Iberia, Air Europa, and KLM. Over 15 direct flights travel from Madrid to Amsterdam every day.


Most popular way to travel from Madrid to Amsterdam


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Taking a flight is the most popular way to travel from Madrid to Amsterdam. Catching a quick and direct flight from Madrid is much quicker than spending over 24 hours in a bus. The convenient public transportation options from Madrid and Amsterdam's airports to their respective city centers also help reduce the total travel time. The cost of traveling from Madrid to Amsterdam by plane can be reduced significantly if you book your tickets further in advance.


How to get from Madrid to Amsterdam

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Madrid to Amsterdam, 93,43% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Madrid to Amsterdam, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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About Madrid

From the Gran Via's architecture to the cozy tapas bars of the Puerta del Sol, Madrid has something for all travelers in Spain. The works of Picasso, Dali, Velazquez and Goya, featured at the Prado museum, will delight art lovers, while gourmands will enjoy a glass of Rioja wine and some of Madrid's famous cured hams that often hang from the rafters of the city's restaurants. Be sure to conserve your energy for Madrid's nightlife and the parties that often continue until dawn.

Attractions in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a vibrant international city that draws more than 5 million international visitors per year. Some of Amsterdam's main attractions include the historic canals, the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum, Anne Frank's House, the red-light district and the city's many coffee shops.

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FAQs
Does Netherlands have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling between Madrid and Amsterdam?

Travel between Madrid, Spain and Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Spain enter Netherlands?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Amsterdam from Madrid?

Conditions of entry into Netherlands:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Netherlands has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 11/25/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Madrid and Amsterdam.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Madrid, Spain from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The restriction level for your return to Madrid, Spain from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Madrid from Amsterdam restricted?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Madrid from Amsterdam?

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Madrid, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 11/27/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Madrid from Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.

What are the ways to get from Madrid to Amsterdam?

You can travel between Madrid and Amsterdam 2 different ways: flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way from Madrid to Amsterdam?

The cheapest way to go to Amsterdam from Madrid is by taking a bus, which costs on average $97 (€80).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Amsterdam:

A bus is $36 (€30) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Madrid to Amsterdam costing on average $133 (€110).

What is the fastest way to travel between Madrid and Amsterdam?

The fastest way from Madrid to Amsterdam is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 35 min.

There are alternative travel options to Amsterdam that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 26 h 5 min.

How far is Amsterdam from Madrid?

Amsterdam is approximately 918 miles (1481 km) away from Madrid.

When traveling to Amsterdam from Madrid, where do I depart from Madrid and where do I arrive in Amsterdam?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Madrid to Amsterdam:

  • Most travelers catch their flight from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
  • Most travelers board their bus from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Amsterdam, Sloterdijk.
Which travel companies can take me from Madrid to Amsterdam?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Madrid to Amsterdam, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with TAP Portugal for flights to Amsterdam. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for TAP Portugal Madrid to Amsterdam tickets on Omio for $133 (€110).
  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Amsterdam. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Madrid to Amsterdam tickets on Omio for $97 (€80).
Where else should I travel to after my journey between Madrid and Amsterdam ends?
Your trip from Madrid to Amsterdam doesn't have to end in Amsterdam. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, London or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, London or Brussels to your Madrid to Amsterdam tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Amsterdam today!
How early should I buy Madrid to Amsterdam tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Madrid to Amsterdam, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing $133 (€110) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets cost $97 (€80) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Madrid to Amsterdam online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.